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THE ANDERSON INTELLIGENCER
FOUNDED AUGUST 1, ItiGO.
140 West Whitner Street.
ANDERSON, S. C.
W. W. SMOAK. Editor and Bub. Mgr.
E. ADAMS.Manuging Editor
L. M. GLENN.City Editor
PHELI'S SASSEEN.Advertising Manager
T. B. GODFBEY.Circulation Manager.
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OUR DAILY POEM. o
Selection tfroni "The Arsenal."
Wcro half tho power thut tills the world with ter
Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and
Given to redeem tho human mind from error
Thor? wero no need of arsenals or forts,
Tho warrior's name would bo a name abhorred.
And overy nation that should lift again
Its hand against a brother, oa its forehead
Y'ould wear forevor more the curse of Cain.
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Down the dark future, through long generations,
The echoing sounds grow fulntor and then cease;
i'.nd like a. bell, with Bolemn sweet vibrations,
1 hear once more tho voico - of Christ say,
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Pence! and no longer from its brazen portals
The blUHt Of wav'H great organ shakes tho skies,
But, beautiful as songs of tho Immortals,
Tho holy molodios of lovo arise.
Have you registered for the bond election?
.Couples who have marital troubles can now tell
it! to Rono.
Thieves in Andersen aro getting to be as shrewd
as they are bold. N
It this war keeps up we four it will provo the
bier of German boor.
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"Ate 22 LobBters At One Sitting."?Headline.
And that made 23 sitting.
YVondor what Harry K. Thaw thought of the
blowing up.of the Evelyn?
When tho Londoner gets "loaded up" nowadays
he sees Zeppelins instead of snakes.
The old toper doubtless concludes that tho now
"gallon a month" law goes against the grain.
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An exchange says that war 1b the father of lies.
Then what is that Petrograd man the daddy of?
We suppose Harry Thaw wishes there wore two]
Evelyns at the bottom of tho sea instead of ono.
Novor-you. mlihl. the devil will ho around after
Lent. He'a too go\>d a bill collector to forget that.
Devotoes of Charity balls probably wish the I
preachers would bo a little more charitable In their]
The contrivance has received so many high en- ]
dorse.monts, we suppose it thinks it should bo cnll
cd the Split Log Brag.
That thiGf who stole overcoats from a local
church probably reasoned that "the butter the]
. placo the better tho deed."
"Bacon Is Romembcrcd."?Headline. Yep, we have
a faint rocollcction of eating a hunk Just before It
went aeroplaning with wheat.
The submarine that blows up one of Undo Sam's
' ships carrying food to tho Bolglans will bo casting
bread upon tho waters that win surely come back
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Water/comes this year on April 4. That's got
tlng dangerously ncur , AH Fools' Day, but then1
there will be plenty of them stalking about on tho
j Thnro Is a-man In New York looking for a Jobj
who an speak sevon languages. Now what do you I
know about that??Spurtanburg Journal. Perhaps j
he talked himself out of the last Job be had.
. With 'all - this lawlessness under way In Ander-!
' son, wonder how many men would willingly tell
what they have In their hip pockets, especially if
;r they are out of. nights?. j
ONE LIVE8 IN GREEN WOOD.
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KKITVH ? OIMU SPOMM VI "AGI.V? IT.
The liitclligenci r regrets very much thai it is
necessary lor it to take issue with the lluent writer
from Septus, whij su strenuously object* to having
n hoiitl issue Tor the purpose of liuilding roans iu
Ihc county. We regret tills, not because the writer
Is lluent ami expresses himself well, hut because
one with the ul 'llty lo write such an article should
us ..1 talent to "'befuddle*' the issue, and preju
dice Un' minds of tin voters against a measure
designed for the benefit of the people of the entire
county. W? cannot believe that Hie writer from
Septus voices the sentiment of any ?reut number
of citizens of the county, nor dial such arguments
(?) us In- uses will have any w< iglu with the think
ing man wh.i will vole on the good roads proposi
tion on the IlOtli of March.
If our memory is not at fault this same writer a
few days ago "roasted" Hie county farm demonstra
tion work projected to he done in Anderson Coun
ty, and threatened that no farmer iu his section
would have anything to do with such "Tom-fool
ery." Our friend from Septus needs to rub the
scales from his eyes and look about him a bit iu
order that he may see that "the world do move."
Let I'lm out af the way of progress or the ' old
thing" will roll over him and mush bin as flat as
a pancake. What t he fat nier needs Is more op
timism, and not d( magoguery kucIi as this to blind
him to his true interests. Doejs not our Septus
correspondent know that the day for the dema
gogue Is past and that men are no longer to be led
about by the noso and voted against their best in
terests because some one calls "nigger in the wood
pile?" Your processive farmer Is the first man
these days to see the need for good roads, anu_ he
realizes that roads cannot be built vm "hot air" and
that the man who argues against such a proposi
tion as this Is blinding iu the way of progress.
Talk about your tax for roads?why the farmers
cf Anderson County ha\ ? paid a MUD TAX this
winter sufficient to pay t'uc- forest on the bond ii
sue for half the time it 's te Has our Septus
correspondent found It ucct..?.. ... any farm
produce this year? If. so ho?" rauch has he been
able to haul at u load": What was the amount of
wear and tear on his vehicles and mules, lo say
nothing of the time lost on account of the slowness
with which ho was forced to carry his load? Would
not u macadam road, or a turn pike have prov <n of
great assistance to him In marketing his crops, and
In helping the school and tile church in his neigh
borhood? We opine that our Septus correspondent,
and those others whom he says think us he dc2s,
have had to sit at home so much during.the winter
on account of the miserable roads, that their dis
positions have Rotten crooked and they* are at
"outs" with all uutshle. Now, isn't this true?
But, snys this Septus correspondent* "The An
derson Chamber of Commerce with the help of our
present legislative delegation," has attempted to
saddle upon "the already tax-ridden people." a
bonded Indebtedness of three-quarters of a million
dollars. This is awful, aim it? To think of peo
ple living IN Anderson and tho delegation elected
by the people from all sections of the county hav
ing tho nerve to pass such a law as will cause to be
expended In ANDERSON COUNTY this amount of
money for gr.ad roads for tho people living OUT-.;
SIDE of the city. How very selfish of the Ander
son Chamber of Commerce* Now. Mm you asham
ed of yo'uraefvea? just think,' too. that: you are go
ing to "saddle" upon the people of Anderson a debt
of S200.000 on which you will have also to pay In
terest, in order that the city rouy have good
Then think of the labor question. The poor
farmers who have made so short a crop, and we
really feel keenest sympathy for them, will have
an opportunity to help out their income by doing
some of this rond work. And this Is one of Ihc
motives which prompted ;thc "Anderson ?Chamber
of Commerce und tho present legislative delega
tion" to agitato this question it this time. There
will be hundreds of poor people out of employment
thin year we fear, and It will be Rood for t|icm It
there shall he several hundred thousand . dollars
spent, where they can earn some of It by honest
labor, and ut the same' time perform a .public ser
vice In helping build up a rond system In the coun
ty,,;,.;:. . , -,. . . .
Does our Septus correspondent realise that all
the Interest on tho b inds will hot ho to pay^iu one
year? After the roads haVe been "bullded and the
people arc enjoying the luxury of bolng ?eble to
haul a full load, and of beim; able to go to school
or to church iu corifort. the Interest will be to pay.
little by little, and the b?rde s will not be at all
heavy on any one.
As to the members of tho utnmlaslon selected
by the delegation, will our s ptus correspondent
name one of them who is not a fit man to bo on this
commission? Which ono of them would ho elimi
nate from the commission and why? Which ohca
of the commission are tho recipients of tho reward
for political service rendered? Please speak up,
Mr. Septus correspondent; and let us have the facts
upon which you base your Insinuations against this
commission The county commissioners wore not
elected to handle the funds from a bond issue and
everyone would like to know, who will handle the
funds of'the bond issue before voting for It. 'So tho
delegation wisohrv named ihc commissioners, and'
named th'oso ulx)ye reproa?h, as can bo testified to
Ty those who/know thorn, j
Perhaps thefoxwill "lie chough voters like this
writer fr^jb^'j^^?lS^?^O^risU^U^1 proposed bond Is
sue, but like him, wo are if rom Missouri und will
have to bo shown.: Tha.pebple of Anderson'County
are hot going to sit Idly brandi allow Greenville
County to bulW tip 'her' road,system and 'entice our
people to leave this county and go to Greenville
County to live.
Then, another thought, and we shall let this mat
ter rest for today. The people of the city of Ander
son are going to pave the streots. > The people who
live in the country are entitled to tho same con
veniences and comforts as the people in the city.
The people of Anderson are going to tax them
selves to pay for half this street paving, ?nd tbey
will go down into their pockets for the other hair.
Tho people of the county are entitled' to as good'
tlicii)8ulV(!8 to build the utrcL-tH. If there is any-'
body who should kick on this proposition, it 1b the
properly uwner in Anderson.
No, the burden will not bo heavy on anyone, and
the results will Justify tho expenditure of every
cent spent. How many miles of good roads 'have
men who think as our s?ptus correspondent ever
built in auy county? How many will they cver|
build? But, Anderson County will lui vu good roads.
THE BAUX WELL AFFAIR.
It Is assumed by some that merely because the
iiarnwcll County dispensary board is charged with
certain offenses, therefore the governor will sure
ly remove them from office. Wo do not believe
that Governor Manning will prejudge any case.
Me must have the truth before he nets.
It is not merely a matter of petting these In
dividuals out of ofllce. The charges against them
affect their moral reputation and standing. These
charges are not to he handled lightly, noj. to bo j
permitted to rest without proof, and the governor
of tbc State should not place upon the name of any
citizen the stigma of degenerate?unless proof be
On the other hand, should the charges be proved,
the persons found recalcitrant should indeed be
"brought to law." as one newspaper has expressed
it. A dispensary position Is as much of a public
oflicu as any at the court house, and should not be
tilled without due regard to law enforcement, and
particularly law observances.?The Columbia Rec
WIZAR EDISON ON BUSINESS.
We wish that the business men of the country
could take a lesson fn optimism from the wizurd
Edison. A few weeks uro his big factory wuh burn
ed and he at once set about rebuilding it, although
at his age, 68 years, ho would have been excusable
It die bud said "Well. ) nm getting too old now to
bother with these things, and I.am not going to |
attempt to rebuild." But this is not Edison's way.
iic says ho still has seventeen years of usefulness, I
and Hint he will accomplish much in this time. So j
he la rebuilding his factory, and spreading op
timism. He remarks upon the business depression. |
and the fanaticism of business men who are afraid
of their shadows these days are worth studying and
As applied to local conditions, we wonder if there
arc any of the kind of men- Ediso'rf doser ibes in An
derson?the Electric City? Are.Ahcrc not tool
many of us wh-j sit down and weep because "things |
are not coing right," when we should bo hustling
to make them go rigid? Is there, any real cause
for all this hard times talk we are so fond of in
dulging these dnys? Let .the business community
brace up and get busy DOING things.. We must
do this or 'suffer tho' consequences.
But, let us sco what Edison says:
"We've had some things on hand of late.
They were things I wanted to move rapidly,
and I Went to%a lot of men I've dono business
with for years. But no. they wouldn't do
business. You never saw Buch a hopeless lot
of men. They had no decision, no Initiative,
t They couldn't make up their mii.de to do
anything, or let anybody else do anything.
Nobody had any nerve left. And that's too
bad. Theso men ought to bo building now
factories and branch railroads and stirring
things up generally.
"It's in the busineBS air of the entire coun
try, this obsession. I told my wife the other
day that it 'she noticed anything -unusual
about mo she should let me know at once.
' I don't want to get into this mood." <
That's tho-worst thing about (business de?.
pression. It's mostly "psychological." there's
no getting around that. Every business man
who yields to despondency drags 'others
down with him. The blues aVo, Infections.
But, fortunately, optimism 13 Just as infec
tious, .once It gets fairly ".tar ted, and. present
signs indicate that there will be an epidemic
of that b?iore Ore year Is much?'oHcr. - ^Vi
ALPHABET OF SUCCESS.
(Now ? York Evening Wurld.i
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Determination. iil' "
Efftclnocy. > , ,
Judgment. . .
Quality. ... ,
Reliability, . ?$>V
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Laughing Is catching. Anderson 'made much'
oyer'GrocnwooQ^iSyrdor record beforo and dur*
ing Christinns. Now look at Anderson.?Green
wood Journal. Ho who laughs last laughs best.
But we are confident we will get the hee-haw on
you very shortly;
Readers who had some difficulty in remember
ng where the Falkland islands were may have been
helped by the recollection of one of'Ian Maclaren'a
stories: After a disaster to an emigrant ship
many years ago, some of the survivors reached
home, th?'minister of a Scottish church to which
some of 'tp^ctnlgrant^ &4''fo|^
"Oh,. Lord wo i pray thee to he wttht our breth ren,
stranded in the Falkland Islands;- which as the
(CONTINUED PROM PA Ol? ONE.)
chantntcn, the British admiralty has
;;lvon up hope for the armed steamer
:'lun MacNaughton, which'' has ' not
beeil heard, .(rum since February 3 and
which, it Is' believed, went down, as
lid another armed mcj-cluintmau. the
Viknor, In a storm that struck Eng
lish waters early In the month. The
.'Ian MacNaughton cutrled a crew of
280 men. |
The admiralty also reported tonight
Hie loss of three airmen of the 40 who
recently raided Cermun positions
along the Belgian coast.
Nothing further has been heard of
naval operations In the Dardanelles,
interrupted by unfavorable weather
conditions, but It Is understood the
Intention is to continue all efforts to
destroy forts which line" the straits.
Otherwise the Turks, who have been
everely handled in the Caucasus.
Egypt and Mesopotamia, are being
permitted to rest while preparations
arc being made by the allies for a
powerful attack against them.
A wireless report from Berlin says
further obstacles have arisen to pre
vent the invasion of Russia and this
is accepted by military observers as
confirmation of reports from Petro
grad that the Russians are making a
successful stand i_ gainst the Invadera
along their fortress line on tho north
The Russians, from all nceounts,
arc holding hack- the Austrians in
Bukowina and- oflicial dispatches state
that they have reoccupied tho Im
portant railway center of. StaniBinu.
; Thero has been little or no chaugc
in the Carpathians, where fighting has
been in progress for nearly two
In the west the region around
Perthes and tho Vosges apparently
are the only centers \i? fighting of
importance. Significance is attached
by military critics to operations near
Perthes as a successful French offen
sive thero would relieve Rheims.
The campaign northwest of Verdun
has a similar object in view, the
French hoping to drive tho Germans
from Montfaucan, which ha3 been
Ftrongly fortified, and thus deliver a
fatal blow to the German plans for
According to a Berlin dispatch con
cern .in that city regarding the at
titude of Italy has been greatly ac
centuated. Nothing is known in Lon
don a.i to any change in the Italian
policy, except reports that the . neu
iaiity party has been gaining adher-.
:cnts, particularly among business
men, who are doing so well out of
the war that thqy dp not desire
FOR OUI* NATION
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'thought, a time of anxiety.
I "Today, when nations are swayed
.with unreasonable passion, when pre
judice blinds them, when thoy, 'seo
red,! when they misjudge their friends
as well as their foes, is the time for
us to nvoid harsh 'judgment, to pre
serve calmness in dealing with them
hnd to '.urb the natural resentment
which arises when our ccts are mis
interpreted and we are charged with
wrong motives and purposes."
American citizens,. he concluded,
could not be too thankful that they
had a president "whom wo can trust
to deal with the momentous and diffi
cult problems of the hour with wis
dom, justice and patience, having,
equal regard for all add favor toward
none, uninfluenced by popular clamor,
unswerving in his d?termination to
maintain the 'strict neutrality which
this government has reserved through
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somn c/ttcial8 think-the most serious
effect of tho submarines warfare on
merchant ships and tho restriction im
posed on food shipments nas yet to
develop. Th'ev' believed that If the
present situation continues American
oxportg will drop to a ' considerable
extent. ' .'
There is - no concealment - of the
feeling, in high ofllcinl quarters that
if the present tension ever too lati
tude of the belligerents continues and
any American lives aro proved to httvo
been lost as the ro9ult of their ac
tivities, the Washington government
may bo called on to abandon its pre
sent attitude of friendliness toward
all the waning. powers.
Watching Outcome Closely. ,
THE.HAGUEi't?Ieth?ri?itdHk Feb. 2?.
U-fv?k London. Feb. BS;!2i*3()'a.'-lm.}^
The} v^icthcrtMis 'government1 U
watching closely the outcome of the
exchangb of''?oies between1'' Germany
and tho United States regarding GetO
ninny's son tor ' zontf - 'proclamation'.
TW govornm?ht rtill awaits un ah*
aw?r to1 its' otvri protest? V '; \H '''MfA
Despite tho Inovement1'IrY certain
quarters for demoblllzattoii becadlo
Industries are being'disjoeatbil by the
hbsetlco of 'meti with th? coto'raVrho
government Ib considering collirig'to
the colora redruits due in IDIf, as well
as further classes of the lartdstorm.
At the same tlmo the number of vol
unteers Is incresaaing steadily.
Extr?me rnllitiry activity is being
displayed especially alopg the wost
and the eastern borders. The'-"pop
ularity of tho army Is extraordinary.
As th? battalions mar^.h through the
rtre?ts the. populaco greet them with
Food prices are rising and the num
ber of employed is growing. BVOdhyt
trades are^at a standstill, which makes
It ;dlfflculOfor the muhicipallti?? to
proYtoe^elfef. ' '^ft'H : '-1' '
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f^^e?^^p^i :G?ecnv^n?; w^}f njth<
TP'S Irr? *? ly^t^irt air
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,Wc have John 13. Stetson & Co.'s "Ensifirn," yTarin,"
"Gem," and "Denmar" hats for young .men.
These hats are being worrf . NOW on
Broadway in little old New York, so we pre
sent thenv herV for your approval.
Give them the "once over.".
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FOR SECOND WEEK
Drawn Yesterday by the Com
- March 8
Jurors for the second weok of tho
court of common plcaB. which con
venes hero next Monday week, with
Judge Frank B. Cary on the bench,
were drawn' yesterday by tiie com
[Although * the roster ' of cases ar
ranged for the approaching term of
court, does'not ret any cases for trial
In the second week of the term, ft
is likely that some of the cases will
h? forced over to the second week
The Jurors drawn yesterday arc:
,M. F. McGee, Savannah.
Ll. Will- ilafcnlster. Belton.
Guy Parker. Martin.
H. E McDonald, Varennes. i
B. HSrriB, Jr.. Pcndleton.
J. L. Bryen, Garvin.
W. L. GaxVln. Pendleton.
J. A'. Bovvto, Honca Path.
J. L. Puffy. Hall.
5. ?E.' IiSucrett. Corner.
J. M. Knox, Centervllle.
W. L. ?obbln3, Fork.
J. W. Knight. Hopewell.
J. o. Brown, corner.
L, B. Fnbbins*,Broadaway.
J. Whiter Cooper, Honea Path.
C. M. Dalyrmplc. Garvin.
J. R. Branyon. Honea ^aih.
W. F. Skelton, Savannah.
T. R. Harbin, Rock Mills.
L. A. Merrltt. Bruehey Creole.
Leo Hughes, .Varonnes.
P. B. Brooks, .Martin.
Fur man Smith, Anderson.
O. O. Burriss, Anderson.
O. R. Roberts. Varennes.
?. P. Warnish. Belton.
M. W. Sloan. Anderson.
Joe Fraser, Williamston.
Bond Anderson, Anderson.
Sbcl *& fray. Belton.
i. WVHblcombe, Fork.
r. B. Vutman, Belton.
T. E.''Hecks,; Williams ton.
;i. F. Drake, Wllltamston..
Jo M. McCowoV Grocery
Chickens Require Food
Just as Human Be
We have Chick feed for the Uttlo
"Biddies", Scratch feed aud a
splendid Dry Laying Mash which
makes hens lay eggs. Prices right.
J. M, McCOWN
"': Phone No. 22.
I am the man to fix your teeth*
bo you can eat the pie that I put
In the Piedmont Belt.
I make plaies at $6.50
I make gold crowns at$4.00
Silver fillings. 50c and up.
Gold fillings $1.00 and up
Painless Extracting 40\c.
1 make a specialty of treating
Pyorrhea, Alveolaris of the gums
and all crown and bridgo work
and regulating mal formed teeth.
All work guaranteed flrat-ctass.
k YALE SCHEDULE
Includes. Three - Gumps With Both
> Harvard and Princeton?Other
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NEW , H?V?N. Conn., Fob. 24.?A
feature of tho Yale University base
ball schedule for the coming season
announced tonight fa a series of three
games with both Harvard and Prince
ton, tho final standing to be deter
mined by percentage.
The following games are included
in the schedule:
April 1, Georgetown at Washington;
April 3. University of Virginia at
Char lot tes vi lie; April 28. Georgetown
at New York; May 1, 'University, of
Virginia at New Haven.
The Oak wood Singing' Convention '
will- meet with the Orrville Baptist
church o? Anderson next-Sunday, Feb
ruary 28, inarbJn^ and., afternoon ?es?
j , The Bongs used will bo both old
I Ot?icr* churches arc ren.uos.tcd to be
j represented. , . . ,
Any church wishing Ulis.convention
to 'meet vlth them ' pleaso oomo pro
pared to L vite. "V '
W. P. STEVENSON.
('Innige In II
BERLIN:- Feb. ., Sf4^
9:25 n. m.)?A sudden change of feel
ing concerning the attitude of Italy
has boon noticeable in diplomatic
quarters--here during tho last .few
days. The position of .Italy appears
to ha^o bocome a matter of much
greater c?ncern. The f reason's for
this change ar? not clear'at Oils time.
Don't Your Auto Need
>; If it does, we haxe exactly what you need
: to paint it with. We have the very best-Au
tomobile Paint on the market. ^ ''r
Let us show you some of the autos wnich
were painted by the owners themselves, us
ing Guest paint.
We will give you full and complete ,i in- M
struc?ons on how to paint your own ear,.